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Kelly A. Mackintosh, Nicola D. Ridgers, Rachel E. Evans and Melitta A. McNarry

using a nonelastic anthropometric tape (Seca Ltd, Birmingham, UK) at the narrowest point between the bottom of the ribs and the iliac crest. Healthy age- and sex-matched counterparts were asked to attend one laboratory session at Swansea University for all measurements to be undertaken. All participants

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John D. McCamley, Eric L. Cutler, Kendra K. Schmid, Shane R. Wurdeman, Jason M. Johanning, Iraklis I. Pipinos and Sara A. Myers

knee and hip. Peak power differences were observed for ankle power generation in late stance, knee power absorption and generation during early stance, and knee power absorption during late stance. Table 1 Univariate Comparison Between Patients With PAD and Healthy Age-Matched Controls Control PAD t

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Jairo H. Migueles, Alex V. Rowlands, Florian Huber, Séverine Sabia and Vincent T. van Hees

questionnaire data ( Bell et al., 2015 ); 3) the association between moderate and vigorous physical activity and healthy aging was evident whether the activity was performed in short (<10 minutes) or long (≥10 minutes) bouts ( Menai et al., 2017 ). Results from the UK Biobank also showed 1) people with

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Daniel Vicentini de Oliveira, Matheus Amarante do Nascimento, Bráulio Henrique Magnani Branco, Rogéria Vicentini de Oliveira, José Roberto Andrade do Nascimento Júnior, Gabriel Lucas Morais Freire and Sônia Maria Marques Gomes Bertolini

literature that healthy aging may be achieved by spending a maximum of 2 hr/day in sedentary activities ( Dogra & Stathokostas, 2012 ). We urged our subjects to reduce their sedentary behavior to at least, 3 hr/day. Another important recommendation is that older adults should accumulate 30-min sedentary

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Ziva M. Rosker, Jernej Rosker and Nejc Sarabon

, osteoporosis, spondylolisthesis, and any deformity of lower extremities. In the control group, healthy age- and gender-matched participants with no locomotor system injury or illness in the last year were included. The exclusion criteria were identical to the ones for the experimental group. Measurement

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Matthieu P. Boisgontier, Dan Orsholits, Martina von Arx, Stefan Sieber, Matthew W. Miller, Delphine Courvoisier, Maura D. Iversen, Stéphane Cullati and Boris Cheval

improving health. To address this point, we investigated whether protective factors could attenuate the relations linking adverse childhood experiences, depressive symptoms, and functional dependence. We focused on physical activity, a low-cost and safe factor shown to benefit healthy aging. 19 Physical

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Disa J. Smee, Anthony Walker, Ben Rattray, Julie A. Cooke, Ben G. Serpell and Kate L. Pumpa

/4364.0.55.001~2014-15~Main%20Features~Overweight%20and%20obesity~22 . Baumgartner , R.N. ( 2000 ). Body composition in healthy aging . Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 904 ( 1 ), 437 – 448 . PubMed ID: 10865787 doi:10.1111/j.1749-6632.2000.tb06498.x 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2000.tb06498.x

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Philip von Rosen and Maria Hagströmer

and gender: a quantitative study . Healthy Aging Res . 2016 ; 5 ( 5 ), 1 – 10 . doi:10.12715/har.2016.5.1 10.1097/01.HXR.0000511864.85548.25 11. Molarius A , Janson S . Self-rated health, chronic diseases, and symptoms among middle-aged and elderly men and women . J Clin Epidemiol . 2002

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A. Stefanie Mikolaizak, Jochen Klenk, Dietrich Rothenbacher, Michael D. Denkinger, Kilian Rapp and for the ActiFE Study Group

most time out-of-home, albeit with low PA, was social contacts. However, social contacts may positively affect other components of healthy aging, such as quality of life and mood disorders ( Newsom & Schulz, 1996 ).The highest PA levels were observed in participants who undertook recreational sport. A

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Gohei Kato, Tomoyuki Arai, Yasuhiro Morita and Hiroaki Fujita

Japan, 2018 ). As a strategy for dealing with the rapidly aging population and aimed at achieving healthy aging, a public health framework ( Beard et al., 2016 ) has become vital. As a means of enhancing the health of older adults, the facilitation of their participation in activities, particularly